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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans. Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to full-time and part-time employment, there are a variety of ways you can take part in our mission of service to the poor and vulnerable. Learn more about volunteering with Catholic Charities.

Employment listings are updated weekly. Last Update: June 22, 2017

TO APPLY:
Email your resume and cover letter to ccanohr@ccano.org.
You may also fax this information to (504) 310-6945.
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Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans has openings for the following positions.
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ADVANCEMENT

Campaign Manager
The Campaign Manager is responsible for assisting with various fundraising activities of the Advancement Department’s Archbishop Hannan Community Appeal campaign (AHCA) including donor correspondence, appeal mailings, special event coordination, and working on other special projects as needed. This position requires excellent communication, organizational and computer skills. The position requires the ability to function both independently and as part of a team. It requires attention to detail, task and project follow-through and the ability to manage multiple projects.

Minimum Qualifications: A college degree and at least 4-5 years of experience in Development required. Experience with Raiser’s Edge or another database preferred. Committee development experience is preferred. Ability to work some nights and weekends. Assists with Archbishop’s Community Appeal Core and Development Committee meetings – taking meeting minutes, correspondence with the committee, handling RSVPs and meeting preparation. Manages AHCA volunteers – helping to motivate and support them in achieving their fundraising activities. Prepares and maintains assigned campaign correspondence records and reports on a regular basis.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists with Archbishop’s Community Appeal Core and Development Committee meetings – taking meeting minutes, correspondence with the committee, handling RSVPs and meeting preparation.
  • Manages AHCA volunteers – helping to motivate and support them in achieving their fundraising activities.
  • Prepares and maintains assigned campaign correspondence records and reports on a regular basis.
  • Assists with monthly agency prospect strategy meetings – taking minutes, recording follow-up actions in Raiser’s Edge and assisting with the Moves Management system.
  • Serves as a liaison between the Advancement Office and the St. Elizabeth’s and St. Vincent’s guilds
  • Assists with the acknowledgement letter process through execution and/or final editing.
  • Drafts Archbishop Hannan Community Appeal solicitations and direct mail appeal mailings throughout the year.
  • Assists with thank you phone calls and stewardship of annual fund donors between $1 – $999.
  • Acts as a liaison with groups such as Young Catholic Professionals and the Young Adult Council of the Archdiocesan Young Adult Ministry program.
  • Works with the Director of Advancement on special correspondence for the Archbishop and Catholic Charities President & CEO
  • Assists with general Catholic Charities office tasks, as needed and requested.

Reports to: The Campaign Manager reports to the Director of Institutional Advancement.

CIARA INDEPENDENT LIVING

Maintenance Worker (Part-time)
Responsible for: cleaning grounds and provide basic maintenance for Ciara Independent Living apartments.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide basic maintenance to three apartment complexes.
  • Clean grounds and maintain lawn and other greenery.
  • Clean Ciara Independent office space on a weekly basis.
  • Respond first to damaged property; assess whether outside vendor needs to be called for repairs.
  • Assist/coach residents with maintaining clean apartments.
  • Handle basic communication with contractors.
  • Preform weekly/monthly property inspections.

Minimum Qualifications: Must have a basic knowledge of apartment maintenance. Must have reliable transportation and able to travel to all three complexes. High school diploma required.

CIARA PERMANENT HOUSING

Program Coordinator
Responsible for: the supervision and care of residents in the Ciara Permanent programs, management of the rental resources and administration of the program, and developing program-generated resources through provision of services through the Medicaid program.

Essential Functions

  1. Implements the day-to-day operations of the residential program of residents in apartments throughout the Metro New Orleans area.
  2. Provides professional case management services to a population with chronic mental illnesses.
  3. Must be able to assess and develop case plans and connect residents to resources to maintain and promote their highest level of functioning.
  4. Able to implement all the policies and procedures relevant to the program.
  5. Must maintain accurate and up-to-date case files and progress notes.
  6. Keep the program in compliance with all Council on Accreditation requirements.
  7. Keep the agency Client Trac data reporting system up-to-date with clients served, demographics and units of service.
  8. Ability to provide services that are billable to Medicaid and maintain accurate case notes for billing purposes.
  9. Must be able to visit clients in their homes and provide professional case management services.

Minimum Qualifications: Must be proficient in basic computer skills to include Word and Excel. Must have reliable transportation and able to travel throughout the Metro New Orleans area. Master’s degree in human services or a BS degree with 2 years of human service experience. An LCSW to maximize Medicaid billing for services is preferred but not required.

FINANCE

Accounts Payable Bookkeeper
Accounts Payable Bookkeeper to report to Accounts Payable Supervisor. Major duties include reviewing and verifying invoices and check requests and entering them into the accounting system, researching and resolving invoice discrepancies and issues, communicating with vendors and program personnel and responding to inquiries, and distributing accounts payable checks. Additional duties include sorting mail, preparing journal entries as needed, and performing other duties as directed by the supervisor. Knowledge of, and experience with, the accounts payable function and applicable accounting software and general accounting procedures required. The candidate should be trustworthy, dependable, hard-working and organized with an attention to detail and accuracy and an ability to meet deadlines. A high school diploma or GED with one to three years bookkeeping experience is necessary. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.

FOOD FOR FAMILIES/ FOOD FOR SENIORS

CDL Driver (Baton Rouge)
Responsible for activities related to delivery of commodity foods; assists in other activities related to receiving , storing, packing and delivering food, as needed; may assist serving participants at food sites; works with diverse groups of people. Position requires frequent lifting and moving; must be able to lift 50 lbs. High school diploma or equivalent, one year driving experience preferred. Needs to read and write legibly and use math skills. Must have medical exam and pass initial and random drug/alcohol screening. Valid Louisiana CDL license required. Need for Baton Rouge Louisiana.

Packer
Responsible for packing food boxes for participants and recording inventory of stored food items. Packers on mobile crew are also responsible for assisting in the loading and unloading of vehicles. Must be able to lift at least 40 pound boxes. High school diploma /GED preferred. Need to read and write legibly with basic math skills.

GREENWALT

LPN (PRN)
The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing care to patients in conformance with recognized techniques and procedures, established standards, state regulations and administrative policies. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing and posses a current Louisiana license to practice nursing. One year of experience in the field of practical nursing is preferred. This position requires knowledge of patient population. It requires interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

LPN
The LPN is responsible for administering medications and prescribed treatments, documentation of medication administration. Documentation of participant’s health status. Completing annual and quarterly assessments, documentation of Client Plan o Care (CPOC) plans, monitoring and notification to RN of any charges in participant status or any noted complications. Communicates with families/guardians as required. Attends in-service trainings, and maintains license as required. Must be licensed LPN or LVN in the state of Louisiana. Nursing experience in an Adult Day Health Care, or long term care setting preferred.

Program Director
Manage the day to day operations of the center. Marketing of services and stimulate program growth. Ensure center compliance with the agency, funding, licensing, certification and accreditation. Prepared and submits required reports and documents services. Participates in long and short term planning for the center. Possess knowledge of the multidisciplinary team approach and chair individualized staffing meetings. Supervises center staff. Participants in quarterly and annual assessments and Client Plan of Care meetings. Masters in Social Work with experience in management and working with the elderly and disabled.

HEAD START

Early Head Start Teacher (St. Paul)
The Early Head Start Teacher works under the supervision of the Center Director. The Early Head Start Teacher will be responsible for the organization of classroom space and equipment to meet the individual needs of children enrolled including the provision of activities in all areas reflecting Early Childhood Development practices, which encourage children to: initiate activities, solve problems, explore, experiment, question and learn by doing. Infant Toddler CDA. Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.

Family Advocate
The Family Advocate is the outreach person for Catholic Charities Head Start Program, to families of the preschools of the community. She/he coordinates Parent Empowerment Programs and responsible for the Head Start Parental Involvement Program. She/he is responsible for compliance regulations in regard to Head Start Program. Primary responsibility for planning, organizing, and implementing the Family and Community Partnership service area. Recruits and enrolls children. Develops and implements Individualized Family Partnership agreements with parents. Acts as community liaison for the agency. Bachelors of Social Work. A Bachelor degree in a related field of study; or High School diploma or GED. Six credit hours in principles of social work, or case management, or ability to obtain credit within two years. Must have 3 years of experience in working with children and families; Fluent in written and spoken English preferred.

Teacher (St. Paul)
The Lead Teacher in any Head Start program is responsible for assisting in the planning and coordinating programs at his /her location. She/he is also responsible for supervising teachers and students at his/her location. She/he may coordinate and plan with other Head Start agencies. The Lead Teacher will assist in choosing and training staff. She/he is responsible for the planning and implementation of a comprehensive child development program that meets the Head Start definition of curriculum in all program options and setting. She/he is responsible for working with staff to provide ongoing program development that meets state and federal regulations and guidelines. Under the direction of Head Start Administrative Team, the Head Start Lead Teacher shares in the responsibility for the daily oversight of center operations, including assurance of compliance with minimum standards and standards established to assure a high-quality program. Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Child Development. Proven Proficiency in verbal and written communication skills.

HEALTH GUARDIANS

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
This position provides the opportunity for networking with local physicians and health system administrators. Under the direction of the Program Director, the Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination and implementation of patient navigational case management services to patients referred from the City of New Orleans Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) Clinic. The primary role of the LCSW will be to provide enrolled patients with the tools and resources necessary to improve their quality of life and use the medical system effectively.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

ORGANIZATION AND WORK PRODUCT:

  • Manages patients’ Continuity of Care by providing case management services.
  • Schedules and completes contact with clients, coordinate services and conduct consistent assessment activities or when indicated by clients’ needs or lack of progress in achieving the desired outcomes.
  • Facilitates client entry and linkage to various professional services. Refers and advocates for patients to ensure they receive appropriate benefits and/or services.
  • Assesses and analyzes immediate patient’s needs; assisting them with health insurance enrollment, appropriate selection and the best health insurance plan based on their healthcare needs and financial means.
  • Develops and assists patients with applying for additional community resources as indicated and/or needed.
  • Acts as the liaison and coordinate community outreach events and activities to educate the general public on the available enrollment services: Medicaid and Medicare eligibility requirements, as well as Affordable Care Act/Health Insurance Market Place assistance.
  • Successfully maintains Market Place navigator certification.
  • Assists and prepares annual progress and audit reports.
  • Provides outreach and education services in order to meet HCH program requirements.
  • Documents timely and accurately in the patients’ Electronic Health Record (EHR) on all services offered and provided.

PROJECT PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION:

  • Proactively anticipates the timelines needed to complete your assignments to design and implement various work projects.
  • Prioritizes your work assignments to meet project deadlines and productivity goals.
  • Develops knowledge of the community’s network of services available to homeless individuals, which include partner agencies, shelters, and social service agencies, etc.
  • Identifies and develops cooperative working relationships with community partners and agencies.
  • Participates in city-wide network meetings with the homeless collaborative as assigned and/or needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker is required.
  • A minimum of 3 years of case management experience, working in the acute care setting, with underserved populations is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Health Insurance Market Place and Affordable Care Act a plus and Medicaid billing process is preferred.
  • Quality and/or Performance Improvement experience is preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office computer applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Ability to work in a culturally diverse, patient-centered atmosphere.

IMMIGRATION SERVICES

Administrative Assistant
General Administrative Support: Provide and coordinate administrative and operational support to program staff, ensure that program staff are compliant with grant and agency policies and procedures, assist in developing clear and streamlined program protocols, oversee special project tasks and programmatic activities, and monitor deadlines.

Specific responsibilities may include but are not limited to: English/Spanish interpretation and translation, assisting staff in document review and other aspects of case preparation; conducting intakes; drafting certain documents and forms for review; corresponding with clients by phone, email and in person; managing appointment schedules; filing deadlines and document collection; organize, maintain, and update clients’ case files and records in physical filing case management software; data entry; mailing; assisting with special projects, as necessary. Schedule and coordinate meetings as required. Maintain records. Assist with preparation of progress and financial reports and budgeting as needed. Coordinate purchasing; obtain quotes, submits orders, and processes invoice transmittals, including travel/mileage reimbursements. Assist with supervision of building operations. Other tasks may also be assigned to ensure the smooth operation of the program.

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English (written and oral) strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Experience working with immigrants and/or vulnerable populations strongly preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and culturally competent communication skills.
  • Respect for others and sensitivity to the needs and issues affecting people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to work independently and develop creative solutions is desired.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail for a fast-paced and high volume environment.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding all case and client information.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, and ability to learn immigration database/software.

Bilingual Case Manager
CCANO’s Unaccompanied Children’s Program serves unaccompanied immigrant children who were temporarily in custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) and reunified with sponsors. The Program aims to provide legal representation for over 1,000 clients a year, as well as case management and social service referrals, counseling, and other clinical interventions for a subset of clients with special needs. The Case Manager will provide social support services and referrals to these children who are identified as most in need. The position involves contact with children from Central America and their families, with a special focus on youth who have suffered abuse, abandonment, neglect, or other trauma, and who require support services in conjunction with legal representation.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide culturally and linguistically appropriate post-placement services and comprehensive case management services for children recently reunified with sponsors, including:
    • Conduct various background interviews and needs assessments using child welfare principles and social work best practices (including but not limited to placement/home studies and need for post-release services);
    • Develop individual service plans and monitor client progress with particular attention to culture, language, and special circumstances;
    • Provide information, education, referrals, outreach, advocacy, and support to ensure that children receive the services they require (i.e. appropriate medical, mental health, education services, etc.);
  • Coordinate with key stakeholders – Includes building a network of relationships with social service providers and establishing standard protocols and referral procedures to ensure holistic care and ongoing monitoring;
  • Conduct outreach to the community – Includes developing and updating referral resources and psychosocial resource materials to meet the special needs of recently released unaccompanied children;
  • Develop, maintain, and update case management systems, reporting databases, and files to ensure timely compliance with monitoring and documentation standards; maintain confidentiality of information;
  • Submit regular written reports as required and track individual progress via relevant database(s);
  • Assist attorneys to identify cases in need of more specialized case assessment, develop child-friendly interviewing skills, develop strategies for legal case management, and work with clients to prepare supporting documentation for their legal cases;
  • May train and supervise interns/volunteers and support staff.

Qualifications:

  • Spanish reading, writing and speaking fluency required;
  • Degree in social work from an accredited institution preferred;
  • Two years of relevant experience and a minimum of one years’ experience in case management preferred, particularly working with, serving, and advocating on behalf of immigrants and/or experience in child welfare, child placements, and family preservation;
  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse population and sensitivity to the special needs of multi-cultural immigrant children, adults, and families;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, verbal and nonverbal communication skills, and attentiveness to detail;
  • Ability to prioritize duties in a fast-paced environment;
  • Good knowledge of relevant community resources in the Greater New Orleans area;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of software appropriate to the office environment;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, insurance, a clean driving record, and personal transportation. Position may require frequent local and long distance travel and ability to travel with limited notice.

Job Status: Full-time (Exempt)

Application Deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to asalinas@ccano.org with subject heading: “Case Manager, Unaccompanied Children.”


Clinician
CCANO’s Unaccompanied Children’s Program serves unaccompanied immigrant children who were temporarily in custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) and reunified with sponsors. The Program aims to provide legal representation for over 1,000 clients a year, as well as case management and social service referrals, counseling, and other clinical interventions for a subset of clients with special needs. The Bilingual Clinician will provide services to these children who are identified as most in need. The position involves contact with children from Central America and their families, with a special focus on youth who have suffered abuse, abandonment, neglect, or other trauma, and who require support services in conjunction with legal representation.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical, supportive, and crisis counseling services; individual, group and family therapy as necessary;
  • Deliver evidence-based treatment intervention (i.e., Trauma-Focused Care, Infant Mental Health);
  • Oversee the behavioral program or treatment interventions associated with the client’s treatment plan;
  • Participate in treatment and/or multidisciplinary teams and/or peer review as required by the program;
  • Provide in-depth clinical assessment, diagnosis of clinical conditions, treatment plans and intervention under appropriate supervision.
  • Provide and supervise culturally and linguistically appropriate post-placement services and comprehensive case management services for children recently reunified with sponsors, including:
  • Conduct various background interviews and needs assessments using child welfare principles and social work/clinical best practices (including but not limited to placement/home studies and need for post-release services);
  • Develop individual service plans and monitor client progress with particular attention to culture, language, and special circumstances; Provide information, education, referrals, outreach, advocacy, and support to ensure that children receive the services they require (i.e. appropriate medical, mental health, education services, etc.);
  • Coordinate services with key stakeholders – Includes liaising and building a network of relationships with other professionals, para-professionals, and social service providers and establishing standard protocols and referral procedures to ensure holistic care and ongoing monitoring;
  • Conduct outreach to the community – Includes developing and updating referral resources and psychosocial resource materials to meet the special needs of recently released unaccompanied children;
  • Develop and maintain clinical records and program documentation according to contract and other relevant standards (assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, termination summaries, etc.), including maintenance of case management systems, reporting databases, and files to ensure timely compliance with monitoring and documentation standards; maintain confidentiality of information;
  • Submit regular written reports as required and track individual progress via relevant database(s);
  • Complete billable units and enter applicable data into data systems in a timely manner;
  • Assist attorneys to identify cases in need of more specialized case assessment, develop child-friendly interviewing skills, develop strategies for legal case management, and work with clients to prepare supporting documentation for their legal cases;
  • May be required to facilitate and/or support psycho-educational classes and/or groups such as parenting skills, independent living skills, anger management, behavior management, substance abuse, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Spanish reading, writing and speaking fluency required;
  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling or other relevant behavioral science in which clinical experience is a program requirement from an accredited institution required;
  • Minimum of one year of postgraduate direct service delivery required. Two years of postgraduate direct service delivery and experience working with immigrant children and families in a clinical setting experience preferred;
  • Previous experience in child welfare, child placements, and family preservation preferred, with an emphasis on adolescents preferred;
  • Valid clinical licensure or eligibility for clinical licensure in Louisiana;
  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse population and sensitivity to the special needs of multi-cultural immigrant children, adults, and families;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, verbal and nonverbal communication skills, and attentiveness to detail;
  • Ability to prioritize duties in a fast-paced environment;
  • Good knowledge of relevant community resources in the Greater New Orleans area;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of software appropriate to the office environment;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, insurance, a clean driving record, and personal transportation. Position may require local and long distance travel and ability to travel with limited notice.
  • To apply, please email cover letter and resume to asalinas@ccano.org with subject heading: “Bilingual Clinician, Unaccompanied Children.”

Immigration Attorney
Must represent low-income clients in immigration removal proceedings, and will prepare cases for submission to the USCIS and EOIR, including but not limited to, applications for asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) status, and/or T or U nonimmigrant status and other forms of immigration relief. S/he will also represent clients in immigration court, and family court for predicate and custody orders in relation to SIJ cases. The Immigration Attorney will coordinate all aspects of a client’s case, including client intake, client communication, relevant research, drafting personal statements, preparing immigration forms, writing briefs, drafting court motions and orders, and advocacy with law enforcement and other agencies, and direct representation in court.

Additionally, the Immigration Attorney will:

  • Assist in the supervision of a legal assistants and volunteers.
  • Assist in provision of public education in the community and collaborating with other agencies.
  • Participate as needed in program-wide and grant-specific data collection.
  • Participate in meetings with immigration legal service community-based organizations.
  • Provide legal orientations/counseling to clients and families.
  • Provide referrals to non-legal resources.
  • Coordinate with supervisor(s) on placements with pro-bono attorneys and provide support on pro- bono mentoring, technical assistance, and training as needed.

Prerequisites for the Position:

  • Juris Doctor Degree with active membership in a State Bar required; Louisiana license preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English (writing and speaking) required.
  • Two years or more experience practicing immigration law, or other relevant experience preferred; clinical experience will be counted.
  • Experience with immigration and/or child dependency proceedings preferred.
  • Experience working with children and/or survivors of abuse and trauma preferred.
  • Ability to work independently to manage a substantial workload with deadline pressures.
  • Competence in communicating and interacting with others of diverse cultural, geographic, and economic backgrounds in a professional and compassionate manner, including interacting with individuals experiencing substantial levels of emotional, physical, financial, or other hardship.
  • Ability to use basic Microsoft Office programs and online database software.
  • Candidates must successfully complete required background checks and clearances.

Job Status: Full-time, contingent upon grant funding.


Senior Staff Attorney (Immigration)
The Senior Staff Attorney will be responsible to serve in one or more of the following capacities: Coordinate immigration legal training and presentations (to benefit staff, partners, and the public); Develop and maintain a pro bono network and coordination protocols (including recruitment, placement, and mentorship); Provide technical assistance on criminal and civil defense needs that overlap with their immigration representation; Develop, implement, and staff/maintain community outreach activities such as legal clinics, orientations, and workshops; Develop and manage relationships with local community partners, government agencies, and funders (including but not limited to USCIS, EOIR, state/federal judges, public defender offices, law schools, law associations, State Bars, law firms, etc.); Assist with reporting to grant funders.

The Senior Staff Attorney will also provide quality legal representation to a caseload of immigrant children and adults, and will prepare cases for submission to the USCIS and EOIR, including but not limited to, applications for asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) status, and/or T or U nonimmigrant status, family petitions, naturalization applications, cancellation of removal, and other forms of immigration relief. S/he will also represent these clients in court when needed. The Senior Staff Attorney will coordinate all aspects of a client’s case, including client intake, client communication, relevant research, drafting personal statements, preparing immigration forms, writing briefs, drafting court motions and orders, and advocacy with law enforcement and other agencies, and direct representation in court.

Additionally, the Senior Staff Attorney will:

  • Assist in the supervision of legal assistants and volunteers.
  • Participate as needed in program-wide and grant-specific data collection.
  • Provide legal orientations/counseling to clients and families.
  • Provide referrals to non-legal resources.

Prerequisites for the Position:

  • Juris Doctor degree with active membership in a State Bar required; Louisiana license preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English (writing and speaking) required.
  • Two years or more experience practicing immigration law, or three years of other relevant experience; clinical experience will be counted.
  • Experience with immigration and/or child dependency proceedings preferred.
  • Experience working with children and/or survivors of abuse and trauma preferred.
  • Ability to work independently to manage a substantial workload with deadline pressures.
  • Competence in communicating and interacting with others of diverse cultural, geographic, and economic backgrounds in a professional and compassionate manner, including interacting with individuals experiencing substantial levels of emotional, physical, financial, or other hardship.
  • Ability to use basic Microsoft Office programs and online database software.
  • Candidates must successfully complete required background checks and clearances.

Supervising Attorney (Immigration)
The Supervising Attorney will supervise a team of BIA Representatives and Attorneys who provide legal services to immigrants. This includes oversight of legal services provided by these staff members and providing training, technical assistance, and general programmatic support.

The Supervising Immigration Attorney will also provide quality legal representation to a caseload of immigrant children and adults, and will prepare cases for submission to the USCIS and EOIR, including but not limited to, applications for asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) status, and/or T or U nonimmigrant status, family petitions, naturalization applications, cancellation of removal, and other forms of immigration relief. S/he will also represent these clients in court when needed. S/he will coordinate all aspects of client’s case, including client communication, relevant research, drafting personal statements, preparing immigration forms, writing briefs, drafting court motions and orders, and advocacy with law enforcement and other agencies.

Additionally, the Supervising Immigration Attorney will:

  • Provide overall programmatic/administrative support to assist in the supervision of legal assistants, legal interns, and volunteers.
  • Provide support to pro-bono coordination efforts including pro bono recruitment, placement, mentoring, technical assistance, training, development of standard policies and procedures, etc.
  • Support the Managing Attorney and Director on legal advocacy issues related to immigration, including trainings and presentations to a wide variety of audiences.
  • Participate as needed in program-wide and grant-specific data collection.
  • Participate in meetings with immigration legal service community-based organizations.
  • Support administrative functions in furtherance of grant implementation.
  • Qualifications:
  • Juris Doctor Degree with active membership in a State Bar required; Louisiana license strongly preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English (writing and speaking) required.
  • Minimum two years or more experience practicing immigration law, or three years of other relevant experience; clinical experience will be counted.
  • Two years prior management/supervisory experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated strong public presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of law firm and corporate pro bono culture, and ability to represent CCANO’s legal programs before a variety of stakeholders.
  • Experience with legal representation of unaccompanied children, immigration, and/or child dependency proceedings.
  • Experience working with children and/or survivors of abuse and trauma preferred.
  • Ability to work independently to manage a substantial workload with deadline pressures.
  • Competence in communicating and interacting with others of diverse cultural, geographic, and economic backgrounds in a professional and compassionate manner, including interacting with individuals experiencing substantial levels of emotional, physical, financial, or other hardship.
  • Ability to use basic Microsoft Office programs and online database software.
  • Candidates must successfully complete required background checks and clearances.

Translator (PRN)
Translation of legal documents – converting documents written in Spanish to documents written in English. Common documents include but are not limited to:

  • Birth, marriage, divorce, and death certificates
  • Diplomas and school records
  • Police reports
  • Letters and affidavits

Originate and complete a Certification of Translation of Record for translations that require notarization; complete translations in a consistent and professional format using electronic templates; properly file and maintain records of all translations received and prepared; answer phone calls and maintain record of calls received; attend trainings when assigned by Program Director or supervisor; occasionally cover reception deck during lunch and/or when receptionist is absent; other related tasks as assigned. This position is depended on the needs of our client population and will operate on an on-call/as needed basis which may vary week to week. Average expected time commitment is 2-3 days a week. Written fluency in English and Spanish required. Professional certification in translation is highly desirable. Strong and efficient computer skills; including proficiency with using templates and preparing documents in Microsoft Office for spell check, etc. and use of electronic database; organized, with as excellent attention to detail; ability to communicate well with others, including clients, attorneys , and other administrative staff members; professional phone manner, patience, and flexibility; ability to maintain effective and professional work relationships; applicants with an interest in social services, social policy and practice, or immigrant and refugee issues highly encouraged to apply.

OFFICE OF JUSTICE AND PEACE

Division Business Manager
Incumbent in this position will be responsible for the administrative and financial operations of the Division. The incumbent will function under the supervision of the Division Director and is expected to take an active and effective role in day-to-day operations of the Division. Incumbent must exhibit a high degree of professional excellence characterized by sound independent judgment, reliability, initiative, flexibility, and a high standard of ethics along with excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills. Working closely with program and agency management, incumbent will be responsible for division financials, processing personnel transactions, grants and contracts management and purchasing.

Essential functions, duties/tasks:

Budget and Compliance:

  • Works with Budget Director on creation and management of division budgets;
  • Monitors all accounting ledgers for accuracy;
  • Reviews financial reports monthly and monitor program variances;
  • Stays current with applicable state and federal guidelines (ex. OMB Uniform Guidance; Medicaid/Medicare cost allowablility and Provider compliance)

Personnel and Payroll:

  • Works with Program/Division Director to coordinate and/or participate in hiring of new personnel;
  • Reviews and/or prepares PTN for all personnel transactions (new hires, change in source of funds, termination, status change, etc);
  • Assure that personnel are appropriately assigned to grant and contracts;

Pre-award Grants and Contracts Preparation:

  • Edits, reviews, and prepares budgets and administrative sections of grant/contract proposals prior to submission;
  • Ensures that all applicable sections of the routing form is completed and that all supporting documentation (ex: insurances, licenses, certificates, etc.) is attached to the routed contract;
  • Coordinates with the Development Office on all private grant proposals;
  • Serves as liaison during the routing and editing process between Contract Coordinator/Finance and the Program;
  • Reviews edits all contracts before turning them in to the Contract Coordinator

Post-award Grants and Contracts Administration:

  • Work with Program Director to ensure programmatic and financial compliance with grant/contract requirements;
  • Acts as liaison between program and finance office;
  • Maintains award notices on file and assures that program personnel understand the requirements of the award notices such as rebudgeting, deadlines for progress reports, etc;
  • Verifies accuracy of expense coding and requests appropriate budget adjustments to the funding source;
  • Reviews and approves purchase requests for allowability and applicability to grant;
  • Reviews invoices sent to funding agencies by Finance Office;
  • Prepares projections as needed and advises Program/Division Director of funding status and necessary adjustments;
  • Submit census based program information to Accounts Receivable by 4th working day of following month;
  • Submit program generated funding billing information (as applicable) to Accounts Receivable by 4th working day of following month

Purchasing:

  • Provide coordination of purchasing made by all program staff;
  • Reviews and/or prepares invoice transmittals, including travel/mileage reimbursement; Assures that costs are properly allocated to specific grants and within budget guidelines for each project; reviews all documents for adherence to CCANO fiscal policies:
    • Organize and coordinate the submission of payable invoices to ensure maximum productivity and timely turnaround;
    • Verify all pertinent information is attached to requests for payment (example: names of who ate, travel purpose, client’s name, and receipts that require explanation;
    • Maintain copies of all requests for payment;
  • Provide necessary support to accounting staff as it relates to emergencies and urgent check requests;
  • Obtains approval signatures on all invoices/transmittals submitted for payment, ensuring that the approver is an authorized signer for the program;
  • Reviews for accuracy all Capital Expense Requisitions for applicable purchases, including obtaining necessary bids;
  • Participate in the training of program staff on CCANO procurement policies

Administration:

  • Provides assistance to Program/Division Director by coordinating office services;
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication with all levels of agency staff, funding agencies, vendors, clients and volunteers;
  • Participate in program, and agency meetings as required;
  • Provides support to the Performance and Quality Improvement strategies and Client Track data entry of the Program/Division;
  • Ensures that any cell phone applications submitted are properly completed and justified;
  • Meets at least month with Program/Division Director to review the Program’s financial status;
  • Travel to Program sites throughout the Greater New Orleans Area for meetings and trainings; reliable transportation is required
  • Supervise employees, as applicable; Provide training and professional development as needed to ensure work is being performed timely and accurately

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Accounting or related field. Minimum of 3 years of relevant professional level experience. Degree in other field will be considered based on professional experience. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong attention to detail, excellent organizational and problem solving skills, ability to handle multiple tasks both effectively and efficiently. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience with managing federal grants preferred.

PACE

Licensed Practical Nurse
Provides nursing care to participants under the direct and indirect supervision of the Director of Clinical and Day Center Services. Provides care for participants in common clinical situations utilizing advanced nursing practice knowledge and skills. The position requires good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervises PACE Center. Collects participant data and completes required forms with appropriate responses according to PACE Center standards; identifies participant’s overt problems/needs and sets priorities; identifies problems requiring further referral and/or follow-up; and data collections using critical thinking skills
  • Responsible for assisting the RN Clinic Manager in the delivery and coordination of participant based care within the PACE organization’s Makes referrals to multidisciplinary support services; follows participant care plan developed by RN.
  • Demonstrates understanding of age-related characteristics and needs of participants; explains nursing procedures in appropriate forms; identifies problems requiring emergency measures; understands and demonstrates respect for participant rights and utilizes established mechanisms for management of ethical issues in participant care.
  • Records patient care delivered as planned, and any variations, with rationale as appropriate; makes and records observations related to impending or associated problems.
  • Recognizes problems and takes responsibility for documenting same; complies with PACE CENTER expectations to meet staffing demands based on participant care needs.
  • Assists with the coordination of all agency activities including direct and indirect participant services.
  • Assures all participants related information is maintained in a confidential manner in compliance with all HIPPA rules and regulations.
  • Respond to participant emergency in Day Center as needed.
  • Supervises C.N.A.’s and schedules home visits. Coordinates and schedules C.N.A.’s in the center and in the field.
  • Monitor all work schedules of C.N.A. in the B4time payroll system.
  • Makes home visits as needed.
  • Complies with policies addressing safe working conditions; monitors unsafe working conditions and recognizes inappropriate participant care management, resolves issues/problems and completes written reports.
  • Other Duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Education/Experience: A graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing and possess a current Louisiana license to practice nursing.

Preferred Education: Prefer applicant have at least 12 months LPN experience with at least a year in geriatric medicine. Must have practiced nursing in the last 3 years. Supervisory experience.


Nurse Practitioner
Applies advances knowledge/clinical skills necessary to assess/manage the healthcare of chronically ill geriatric participants in the PACE program. Performs health histories, physical exams and patient teaching. Orders, interprets and follow up on lab test and results. Performs selected procedures and documents care orally and in writing. Initiates emergency measures as indicated. Recognizes abnormalities that justify immediate referral for intervention by others. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited university and graduate of certified or accredited Nurse Practitioner Program with five to seven years nursing experience with three years’ experience as Nurse Practitioner or a Master’s Degree in Clinical Nursing and five years nursing experience. Must have current RN license in Louisiana. Able to learn, teach and do research; able to solve problems and think analytically, Candidate should possess skills necessary to treat geriatric patients with a minimum of three years of geriatric experience. Must also be able to get along with others in a team environment.

Physician (Part-time or Full-time)
Provide direct primary medical care to all participants of the program.

Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited School of Medicine. Fellowship training in geriatrics preferred. At least two to three years’ experience, and one year experience working with a frail/elderly population. Current license to practice medicine in Louisiana, valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Must have proven clinical leadership skills and the ability to get along with others in a team environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs comprehensive history and physicals on new referrals.
  • Performs interval history and physicals on established participants; completed at intake and quarterly or as indicated.
  • Evaluates and treats participants with episodic illnesses in clinic, nursing facilities, and home.
  • Refers participants to and oversees care by medical specialist as indicated.
  • Admits participants to the hospital: (a) provides primary care (attending) responsibilities for management; (b) provides updates to the team on a regular basis; (c) judiciously utilizes specialty consultants; (d) responsible for coordinating discharge planning with the team.
  • Manages all care of participants in the nursing home; (a) provides regular visits; (b) performs telephone contacts with nursing home staff as required; (c) admits nursing home participants to hospital when necessary.
  • Actively participates in family conferences.
  • Participates in team meetings, committees, and work groups as assigned.
  • Communicates participant changes to team members
  • Participates in the development of the IDT Plan of Care
  • Participates in the coordination of a 24 hour care delivery
  • Completes all documentation in the medical record as required
  • NP Collaboration
  • Perform Nursing Facility, Hospital, and Home visits.
  • Assumes any other duties that may be assigned.


Physical Therapist
Must conduct initial, six month, annual and SIC assessments and/or unscheduled reassessment of all participants’ physical condition and functional status. Develops treatment program when indicated, sets goals intervention, and timeline for plan of treatment. Reviews, completes and coordinates participant’s therapy assessments and discharge plans and summaries for PACE Participants. Assigns and/or complete fall screenings. Plans and develops wellness, maintenance, exercise and therapy programs for participants. Provides training to participants, family members, friends, and Pace staff members for those parts of the treatment plan that can be carries out by them. Provides supervision to program aides and other staff who are implementing an OT treatment program. Reviews assessments and discharges participants when appropriate. Supervises and manages the therapy department employed and contract staff. Attends required meetings and participants in the coordination and documentation of PACE Participant Plan of Care. Track schedules and caseload, approves leave requests, and payroll time slips submitted by assigned therapy staff. Must have a valid Physical Therapist licensed in the State of Louisiana. At least 5 years’ experience in home health/outpatient settings. Minimum 1 year experience working with the frail/elderly population. A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Must demonstrate clinical competency with geriatric population.

Quality & Compliance Manager
The Quality and Compliance Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the development and implementation of program wide and center specific quality indicators. Responsible for reporting to outside agencies, the PACE Board of Directors and full interaction with CMS and DHH. Responsible for data management for Quality Improvement activities, including the coordination of collection, entry and analysis and assessment of data. Coordinates with the National initiatives in PACE Quality management including developing corrective action plans for CMS reports. Employee training regarding importance of documentation to improve quality outcomes. Assists in interface between consumers and program management for quality related grievances. Responsible for Performance Improvement Projects, spearheading each entity to gain new quality measures to improve processes. Requires oriented person capable of articulating the vision and describing the internal and external changes that will accompany implementation. Requires knowledge of Microsoft office including Access, Excel, Word and Power Point. The Quality and Compliance Coordinator is responsible for staff orientation, presentations to the PACE Board of Directors, Compliance Committee reports and Grievances and Appeals processing. The Quality and Compliance Coordinator also facilitates the implementation of the organization’s Goals and Objectives. RN with state of Louisiana licensure in good standing with at least 5 years’ experience in geriatric related services; LCSW with at least 5 years’ experience in geriatric related services with Quality and Compliance knowledge; Bachelor’s in related field/MHA/MBA/MPH with previous experience in Healthcare Quality and Compliance.

RN Care Manager
Responsible for assisting the needs of the participant/family and coordinates process to facilitate the participant’s efficient movement through the health care continuum. The RN Care Manager has accountability for reviewing/monitoring appropriateness and necessity of admission, intensity of service, and continued stay. The RN Care Manager communicates with physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and other case managers, nurse manager/staff nurse, social workers, outside agencies, and ancillary department to effectively manage clinical and financial outcomes, identify opportunities to reduce cost and length of stay while maintaining or enhancing quality of services. The RN Care Manager’s scope will embody the six core components of case management throughout essential and specific job: Psychosocial Aspects; Healthcare Reimbursement; Rehabilitation; Healthcare Management and Delivery; Principles of Practice; Case Management Concepts. The RN Care Manager will assist with assessments for home, nursing home, and hospital participants; explains PACE services and philosophy to participants/families; assesses participants and family status based on the physiological, psychosocial, spiritual, and emotional needs presented. The RN Care Manager will assist with the development of a written plan of care with IDT defining goals and nursing actions based on needs identified in assessment, utilizing Hospice, community and facility services when applicable; verbally interprets plan of care to all care providers; implements the plan of care under the direction of the PACE Center Manger or designee, ensuring compliance with the federal and state regulations the plan of care on a regular basis and as necessary to meet the changing needs of the PACE Participant and caregiver. The RN Care Manager must demonstrate skill in interpersonal relationships with PACE participants, families, nursing, home staff, co-workers and community support services. Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and must possess an unencumbered RN License in the state of Louisiana. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, at minimum 3 to 5 years of continuous nursing experience with at least one year in a geriatric area, prior experience in home health, case management, wound care, medical-surgical experience and one year supervisory skills. Able to effectively handle difficult and unusual situations. CPR certificate required.

Social Worker
Responsible for the direct social work case management services to PACE participants and their caregivers. Provides social services support to include participant screening, case management, counseling and referral. This Position requires good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. The PACE Social Worker will act as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team, responsibilities will include regularly informing the interdisciplinary team of the functional and psychosocial condition of each participant; remaining alert to pertinent input from other team members, participants, and caregivers; documenting changes of a participants condition in the participant’s electronic medical record consistent with documentation policies established by PACE organization and regulations.

The PACE Social Worker is responsible for conducting and completing routine assessment; participation in the development of participant specific plan of care and [participant’s enrollment to the PACE program. Additional duties which may be required of the PACE Social Worker will include referring participants to appropriate community agencies or facilities acting as a liaison with other community based organizations and advocating for participants; participates in program and policy development of the social work component of the program. Position requires a working knowledge of therapy skills geared towards the geriatric population, analytical thinking and problem solving abilities. Master’s Degree from an accredited School of Social Work with five years of social work experience in a health related area preferably with one year within the geriatric population. LCSW required. Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Position requires a working knowledge of therapy skills geared towards the geriatric population, analytical thinking and problem solving abilities. Preferred Education: Must be a Graduate of an accredited school of social work and possess a current Louisiana license to practice social work.

PADUA COMMUNITY SERVICES

Care Coordinator (Temporary)
Applicant must have capacity to manage multiple cases in a supervised independent living environment. Experience working with persons with intellectual disabilities is required. Must have the ability to assist the program director in managing direct support professionals. Manage case records ensuring proper documentation at multiple locations. Have the ability to work effectively with management, consumers/families, support coordination companies. Participate in Client Plan of Care planning meeting, complete and maintain consumer case notes, alternate being on call to address consumer and staffing issues. Coordinate medical appointment, as well as arrange transportation for outings and appointments. High School Education with 3-5 years of experience working with intellectually disabled individuals. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service field preferred.

Food Technician (Temporary)
Prepare well balanced and appetizing meals according to menus. Maintain a clean and sanitary work, dining, and storage area. Serve the prepared meals in a timely and organized fashion. Receive and store food supplies. Set up catered events at work location. Maintain proper documentation of meals served and prepares other paperwork as directed. Maintain effective communication with the staff and supervisor. Maintain cleanliness of appliances and fixtures. Perform other duties as directed by supervisor. Moderate physical activity; stand between 33%-66% of the time. Walk more than 60% of the time on wet surface. Use of hand to fingers, handle or feel required more than 60% of time. Full ability to talk and hear in a moderate to loud noise environment. Full vision required. Ability to lift up to 30 pounds required more than 66% of the time. High School diploma or a GED, a valid driver license and 6 months experience preferably in a school or hospital setting.

PRN Licensed Practical Nurses (Days/Nights, 48 hours monthly)
Responsible for assessments, documentation medication, administration, administration of prescribed treatments, care plan initiation, implementation and review, notifies supervisor/Medical Director of any changes in patient status or complications. Communicates with clients and families as required, Attends in-serve, trainings, and maintains license and certifications as required. Unencumbered Louisiana Practical Nursing License; at least 1 year of practical nursing experience in an medical-surgical, nursing home, or long term care setting. Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.

LPN
The LPN is responsible for administering medications and prescribed treatment, documentation of medication administration. Electronic documentation of client’s health status. Completing quarterly assessments, documentation of care plans. Monitoring and notification to Health Coordinator and Physician of any changes in client status or any noted complications. Communicates with families/guardians as required. Attends in-service trainings, and maintains license as required. Must be licensed LPN or LVN in the state of Louisiana. Nursing experience in nursing home, or long term care setting preferred.

Service Coordinator
Manage the custodial care of 32 consumers. Ensure habilitation programs are implemented as directed, participate in program planning meetings, and provide supervision to Direct Service Workers. Requires on call-responsibilities. High school diploma, some college preferred. Experience in management, experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities. Adult/Infant/Child CPR and First Aid/DSW or CNA.

REFUGEE SERVICES

Immigration & Refugee Programs Interpreter/Translator (PRN)
The interpreter/translator will work closely with the Refugee Services Program staff to supplement program activities and enhance services to the clients by facilitating effective communication between Refugee Services staff and the clients. The interpreter/translator will convert one spoken or written language to another in order to relay complex concepts and ideas for the client(s) and our staff. Responsibilities may include: assisting with the implementation of a cultural orientation program by providing direct interpretation for Refugee clients who have just arrived in the United States from Cuba, Burma, Iraq, Syria and other countries; providing interpretation in client meetings; translating documents and materials into the target language; attending refugee services group events. He/she must have strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and one of the target languages like Arabic or Burmese. He/She must have the ability to maintain effective and professional work relationships. Applicants with an interest in social services, social policy and practice, or immigrant and refugee issues highly encouraged to apply.

This position is for a 1 year contract. This position is dependent on the needs of our client population and will operate on an on-call/as needed basis which can vary week to week.

Minimum Requirements: Verbal and Written fluency in Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Haitian Creole, Kinyarwandan, Spanish, Tigrinya or other languages required. Native fluency is highly desirable.

SPIRIT OF HOPE

Finance Manager
Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans (CCANO) is participating in the Disaster Case Management Proposal (DCMP) in Washington and St Tammany parishes of Louisiana. CCANO’s main responsibility is to serve and coordinate services for people affected by the March 2016 and August 2016 floods following the guidance of FEMA-DCMP program. As a provider, CCANO will employ Case Managers who will aid clients in their recovery through direct services, advocacy, and empowerment.

Incumbent in this position will be responsible for the administrative and financial operations and oversight of CCANO Disaster Case Management contract in all finance areas. The Finance Manager should have a clear understanding of allowable costs, grant contracts, payroll, accounts receivable, and projecting costs as they will be required to prepare support documentation for reporting and must ensure compliance with state and federal requirements. Finance manager must analyze all financial information; prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements to ensure appropriate accounting procedures. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for all finances and business operations related to the Spirit of Hope Program which has a direct correlation to the DCMP cases and affected clients.

The incumbent will function under the supervision of the Budget Director and is expected to take an active and effective role in day-to-day operations of the Program. Incumbent must exhibit a high degree of professional excellence characterized by sound independent judgment, reliability, initiative, flexibility, and a high standard of ethics along with excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills. Working closely with program and agency management, incumbent will be responsible for processing personnel transactions, grants and contracts management, purchasing and financial reporting.

Minimum Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Accounting or related field. Minimum of 3 years of relevant professional level experience. Degree in other field will be considered based on professional experience. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong attention to detail, excellent organizational and problem solving skills, ability to handle multiple tasks both effectively and efficiently. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience with managing federal grants preferred.

SUPERVISED INDEPENDENT LIVING

DSW (evening days/night)
Assistance with daily living and household chores. Accompany consumers on community integration and scheduled doctor’s appointments. Perform gastrostomy tube feeding as well as oral feeding. Assistance with toileting, positioning, and other neon complex task. Must be able to work in a team environment with good interpersonal skills, and the ability to handle unusual situations. Must be able to work evenings, night, weekends, and holidays. High School diploma or GED required. Experience with mental disability population preferred. CNA or DSW certified / 16 hour medication administration training, must possess valid driver license and CPR card.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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